Several business owners are “crying loss” after thieves broke into their premises, from which a quantity of items, including food, cell phones and money, was stolen.
The owner and manager of Abo Zane Restaurant, located on Old Parham Road, reported to the police that unknown persons had broken into his business and stolen food and drinks and a garbage bin.
Reports are that the intruders gained entry by using a hard implement to break out a kitchen extractor fan on the southern rear portion of the building.
After stealing the items the perpetrators left the business via a northern front door that was forced open.
Meanwhile, Mobile Legends, located on Factory Road, was also the target of thieves, who stole a quantity of mobile phones and $400 in cash.
Reportedly, the unknown persons gained entry, with a key, to a southern neighbouring laundry, then used a tool to cut the cement board that separates the laundry from the business place.
There was also a break-in at EZ Grabb, located at Jabberwock, which the cashier reported to the Coolidge Police Station.
Reports are that the thieves made off with a quantity of items, including alcoholic beverages, soft drinks and other groceries and an undisclosed sum of money.
Further reports are that the cashier had secured the business; however, upon her return the following day, she discovered a western window had been broken and these items were missing.
In the meantime, thieves targeted yet another Jabberwock business from which electronic items and money were stolen.
The proprietor of Casanova Restaurant reported to the Coolidge Police Station that his restaurant had been burglarized, and that electronic items valued at $300 and $800, respectively, had been removed from the cash register.
The business owner said he had secured his restaurant in the early hours of the morning; and, upon his return, about seven hours later, he discovered that it had been broken into and robbed.
Searches were carried out by the police for the stolen items and the perpetrators but without success.- REAL NEWS
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Business Owners,spend some dollars installed alarm system and cameras that records 24/7.You have to begin to protect your investments/your businesses.
When mine was broken into the stole the camera system, and made of with the dvr, these are smart theives the police must get smarter. They know what they doing. More patrol, better investigation. This needs to stop
How can anybody be in business and not invest in security systems?
I agree that in present situation the business owners should invest in their security. These days it’s a must. But why stop there? All residents should take care of their own security: install alarm systems at home, put bars on the windows, keep a cutclass under the bed, don’t come out when it’s dark, don’t talk to strangers etc. etc. Sad but true.
But you know, I want people to consider a different approach and ask the question; WHY?
Why should we take care of ourselves in terms of security? Isn’t it one of the main functions of the state (protect its citizens and guests)?
We have over 400 police men and women, and over 200 in Defence Force. For an island of just 108 sq. mile and population under 100,000, it’s not a small number. So what about 600 people responsible for our security are doing? As I can see, mostly writing tickets and fine, intercepting drugs in the parcels. I don’t advocate for drugs, but I and most of my friends would be more happy to hear how many criminals were taken out of the streets instead of how many pounds or weed didn’t reach the customers.
If any of Police or Defence Force people read this comment, please take a moment and think over your attitude. You have taken the oath to serve and protect this country. Please take pride in your work. Stop being passive. Stop reacting, just act. Prevent the crimes instead of routinely register them. Please do your job!
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